Discovery Learning, the Revolutionary War & Colonial North America

I shared a story tonight with colleagues about one distinct period in my life that began when I was a pre-adolescent. As a homeschooler, I had a lot of freedom to investigate topics that interested me. As far as I can guess, I think my fascination with revolutionary and colonial North America came from the fact…… Continue reading Discovery Learning, the Revolutionary War & Colonial North America

Tribes: Integrating with Edtech

Where Are All the Tribes Schools? Finished! Reaching All by Creating Tribes Learning Communities is 400+ pages of philosophy, pedagogy, classroom implementation and institutional change. The book also contains a large resource in the back of cooperative strategies and energizer activities. As I read the book, the thoughts that kept running through my head were:…… Continue reading Tribes: Integrating with Edtech

Tribes: 30-Years-Old But Continues to Offer Insights

I’m only a third of the way through Reaching All by Creating Tribes Learning Communities by Jeanne Gibs, but I thought this was good place for a review and some reflection. At 400+ pages, it’s a lot of information but isn’t too dense. I feel fortunate in that through my teacher training program, work with…… Continue reading Tribes: 30-Years-Old But Continues to Offer Insights